This episode covers: Chase discusses his ongoing history with the Pokemon franchise and what can be learned from it and Stu dives deep into educational value and lessons in vulnerability through play in Payday 2.
Games discussed in this episode:
Payday 2 for PC and Some Consoles
Pokemon for most Nintendo systems
Pokemon Go for Mobile
Smite for PC
ECHO for PC
Puyo Puyo Tetris for the Switch
Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap for multiple systems
Ultra Street Fighter 2 for Switch
War Dragons for Mobile
Items discussed in What we learned this week:
Nickolai Boulton’s video about how action games encourage skill, a discussion on game design:
The Study presented by Calum McKinney, coming out of Germany suggesting that video game players are better and faster learners:
Check out Nickolai Boulton’s Youtube Channel:
Buy yourself a Switch if that’s what you’re into!